West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

2023-2024 Staff

Ben Bradfield
Managing Editor-in-Chief

Ben Bradfield

Ben is a senior and this is his third year doing journalism. He is one of three Editors-in-Chiefs for The Oracle, the Managing Editor-in-Chief. His responsibilities include managing the staff in their tasks and making certain ...

Brendan Talbot
Design Editor-in-Chief

Brendan Talbot

Brendan is a senior and this is his fourth year doing journalism. He is one of three Editors-in-Chiefs for The Oracle, the Design Editor-in-Chief.

Christina Nies
Copy Editor-in-Chief

Christina Nies

Christina is a senior and this is her fourth year doing journalism. She is one of three Editors-in-Chiefs for The Oracle, the Copy Editor-in-Chief. Outside of class, she loves journaling, listening to music, and learning German. ...

Naila Adimi
Head Copy Editor

Naila Adimi

Naila is a junior and this is her third year doing journalism. She is a Head Copy Editor for The Oracle. In their free time, they enjoy reading and creating original stories and characters. Her favorite pieces of media are Six ...

Jemmima Faruque
Head Copy Editor

Jemmima Faruque

Jemmima is a senior and this is her third year doing journalism. She is a Head Copy Editor for The Oracle. She is interested in baking, henna, and doing embroidery.

Katelyn Hurley
Head Copy Editor

Katelyn Hurley

Katelyn is a junior and this is her third year doing journalism. She is a Head Copy Editor for The Oracle. She enjoys reading books and her two favorite book series are Lockwood and Co. and The Raven Cycle. She also loves watching TV...

Taylor King
Online Manager

Taylor King

Taylor is a senior and this is his third year doing journalism. He is the Online Manager for The Oracle. Taylor enjoys writing, reading, watching shows and movies, playing video games, and traveling. After high school, he plans...

Nat Phillips
SNO Manager

Nat Phillips

Nat is a junior and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the SNO Manager for The Oracle. When not in class, she enjoys watching films and reviewing them on Letterboxd, writing, listening to music, doing theatre, am...

Whitney Moffa
News Editor

Whitney Moffa

Whitney is a sophomore and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the News Section Editor for The Oracle. When not in school, she is a competitive tennis player on the varsity team at WS. She also enjoys doing voluntee...

Maya Pope
Viewpoint Editor

Maya Pope

Maya is a sophomore and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the Viewpoint Section Editor for The Oracle. She has expressed interest in journalism since sixth grade. After high school, she would like to major in child...

Paula De Megret-Murray
Features Editor

Paula De Megret-Murray

Paula De Megret-Murray is a senior this is her second year doing journalism. She is the Features Section Editor for The Oracle. When not in class, Paula enjoys journaling, playing soccer, reading, and yoga. Paula plans on pursu...

Zoe Ferlazzo
Entertainment Editor

Zoe Ferlazzo

Zoe is a junior and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the Entertainment Section Editor for The Oracle. She enjoys journalism because she loves writing and interacting with people to find the inside scoop. In her f...

Maggie Barry
Sports Editor

Maggie Barry

Maggie is a junior and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the Sports Section Editor for The Oracle. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing the bass guitar. She loves watching sports games with her frie...

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ETC. Editor

Blythe Steahly

Blythe is a junior and this is her third year doing journalism. She is the ETC. Section Editor for The Oracle. Her interests include swimming, rowing, and baking.

Kalki Legesse
Social Media Manager

Kalki Legesse

Kalki is a junior and this is her second year doing journalism. She is the Social Media Manager for The Oracle. She loves to take long walks while blasting music in scenic locations. When she's at home she's either reading, writing,...

Staff Writer

Jaylan Achoki

Jaylan is a sophomore and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle.

Eli Biegler
Staff Writer

Eli Biegler

Eli is a freshman and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. He plays lacrosse.

Nora Brody
Staff Writer

Nora Brody

Nora is a freshman and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. Outside of school, she likes to hang out with her friends, draw, and read.

Alessa Ciccarello
Staff Writer

Alessa Ciccarello

Alessa is a sophomore and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a staff writer for The Oracle. She likes cooking and cleaning, and she plays volleyball in her free time.

Ray Collins
Staff Writer

Ray Collins

Ray is a freshman and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She does gymnastics, she likes going outside, and she also talks a lot and people can't hear enough of her.

Juliet Conant
Staff Writer

Juliet Conant

Juliet is a freshman and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She does dance, mostly ballet around 8+ hours a week. She is a military child, so she moves a lot.

Staff Writer

Mackinzye Cook

Mackinzye is a sophomore and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle.

Staff Writer

Matthew Coombs

Matthew is a junior and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle.

Jade Hanson
Staff Writer

Jade Hanson

Jade is a freshman and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She's a competitive and sideline cheerleader from San Diego, California, and she wants to attend college there after she grad...

Staff Writer

Jacob Hazelwood

Jacob is a freshman and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle.

Clara Keeton
Staff Writer

Clara Keeton

Clara is a freshman and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She runs cross country for West Springfield and she plays flag football and enjoys reading true crime.

Olivia Lang
Staff Writer

Olivia Lang

Olivia Lang is a sophomore and this is her second year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She is interested in anything sports-related since she plays three sports for the school.

Skyler Milan
Staff Writer

Skyler Milan

Skyler is a senior and this is his second year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. He is interested in philosophy and political science.

Hudson Monahan
Staff Writer

Hudson Monahan

Hudson is a junior and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle.

Jayden Pope
Staff Writer

Jayden Pope

Jayden is a junior and this is his first year doing journalism. He is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. He likes watching and playing basketball, history, playing video games, watching anime, and plans to pursue a career in socio...

Elijah Redmond
Staff Writer

Elijah Redmond

Elijah is a junior and this is his second year doing journalism, but his first year doing journalism at WS. When not in class he enjoys reading, writing, watching anime, and more.

Anna Scott
Staff Writer

Anna Scott

Anna is a sophomore and this is her first year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She loves to swim competitively and play volleyball and softball. She has a 4.0 GPA and takes her studies very seriously. She also...

Emily Yelnicker
Staff Writer

Emily Yelnicker

Emily is a sophomore and this is her second year doing journalism. She is a Staff Writer for The Oracle. She loves the MCU and Marvel comics. She also loves reading, writing, and her dogs. She wants to be a journalist, an autho...